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Welcome to Lamont ...

Lamont is located in Bolivar County<1>.

The location of Lamont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Lamont is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lamont lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Lamont: (662)

Adding Lamont to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Lamont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Lamont elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lamont on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lamont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Lamont - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lamont.

Communities near Lamont ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lamont.

  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Lamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Lamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • McGehee [Desha County]
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    • McGehee [Desha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Lamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGehee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGehee<5>
  • Lake Village [Chicot County]
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    • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Lamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Lamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Lamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Lamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<5>
    • Beulah [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah
      • Beulah [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas City
      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Lamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Scott [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott
      • Scott [Bolivar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Lamont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lamont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lamont.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lamont. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lamont.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lamont. See our Newspapers Page for Lamont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lamont ...

Looking for more information about Lamont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lamont, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lamont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Bolivar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lamont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Bolivar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lamont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5354, Longitude: -91.0762       In this case, the coordinates for Lamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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